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Zambian Mission Project

The Zambian Mission Project will host its third annual fundraiser auction on March 29 at 7:00 p.m. at the Minden Opera House. The community is invited to come take part in this event that promises fun and fellowship while raising money for a cause. Zambian Mission Project is a not for profit organiz...

Board Approves 2019-20 Calendar

Grant Newbold, a 1969 graduate of Minden High School, presented the Minden Public Schools Board of Education members and superintendent each a pen and holder he crafted from the floorboards of the old high school gym during their March 11 meeting. The gifts were a token of appreciation from Newbold ...

Minden, Axtell, W-H State Speech Qualifiers

Five events from area schools qualified for the state competition during the D1-4 and B-5 District Speech meet hosted March 12 at Minden High School. In the B-5 competition, the Minden team competed against Adams Central, Aurora, Broken Bow, Central City, Holdrege, and York. The home team had five e...

Newbold Turns Old Gym Floor Into Pens

During the old Minden High School auction, surplus items and pieces of the building were auctioned off to the highest bidder. Chalkboards, chairs, cabinets, and more were re-homed and repurposed giving buyers a tangible piece of history to hold onto. For those who missed out on purchasing a part of ...

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American Legion Auxiliary Hosts Poppy Poster Contest

American Legion Auxiliary Unit #94 invites all students grade K-12 to enter the American Legion Auxiliary Poppy Poster Contest. Submissions will be accepted by Tammie Runions Monday through Friday 8:30...

Clever Clovers Fundraising For AED

The Kearney County Clever Clovers 4H group began fundraising efforts for their 2019 community project at Kearney County Health Services on March 13. The Clever Clovers are asking businesses and community...

Diamond Arrow Veterinary Services Opens In Minden

Kearney County farmers and ranchers can breathe easier  knowing Diamond Arrow Veterinary Services, P.C. is available 24/7 for all their large animal veterinary needs. Kendal Smith, DVM opened the Minden...

Blue Jeans And BBQ March 22

The Minden Chamber of Commerce invites residents and businesses to fight the cold with tropical thoughts as they go Hawaiian for the fifth annual Blue Jeans & BBQ event at the Kearney County Fairgrounds...

Council Moves Ahead On Condemnation

The March 4 regular meeting of the Minden City Council was led by Chairman Larry Evans in the absence of Mayor Ted Griess. The council reviewed a condemnation order dated December 3, 2018. The order to...

Supervisors Table Insurance Discussion For Now

Bethany Home Second Annual Fundraising Gala

Farmers Market Keeps Retired Farmer Active

KCHS Had A Busy Month In January

Crayola ColorCycle Project Underway By NHS

C.L. Jones Middle School Presents “Achieving Greatness” March 19

Youth Excellence Grant Used To Enhance Jensen Memorial Library Youth Services

Council Considers Three Additional Street Projects

Supervisors Hold One & Six Year Hearing

Four Volunteer Fire Departments Respond To Structure Fire In Minden February 14


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Whippet Track Opens In Class A At UNK Indoor

The Minden Whippets track and field team got its 2019 season underway on Friday by competing in the Class A division at the University of Nebraska-Kearney Indoor Invitational held at Cushing Coliseum in...

Jenkins Signs With Concordia University

Wilcox-Hildreth senior AJ Jenkins has signed his National Letter of Intent to continue his football playing days as a member of the Concordia University Bulldogs in Seward. Jenkins is coming off a stellar...

Axtell Boys Fall In D1-3 District Final To Bulldogs

14th seeded Axtell was defeated by third seeded Humphrey/Lindsay Holy Family 63-36 in the D1-3 district final at St. Paul on February 25 sending the Bulldogs to the state tournament and ending the Cats’...

Danburg Buzzer Beater Puts Axtell In District Final

“Survive and advance” is a mantra often used in postseason play. Axtell’s boys continued the season by escaping with a close 50-48 win  over Bertrand on February 19 and then winning the D1-8 sub-district...

Lady Cats Fall In District Final To Irish, 64-21

Axtell’s girls ran into a buzzsaw in the name of highly-rated North Platte St. Pat’s in the D1-1 district final game played at Arapahoe on February 21. The Lady Irish defeated the Lady Cats 64-21 closing...

Whippets Lose In OT In C1-9 Sub

Minden Falls To Indians

Falcons Upset By Arapahoe In Semifinals Of D1-8

Axtell Defeats Overton, Advance To D1-1 District Final

2019 NSAA State Wrestling Championships

Falcons Lose In D2-7

Whippets Fall In C1-9

Axtell Girls Top Southwest

Lady Cats Down Elwood

Wildcats Fall To Eagles